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Wu, Sam: Teasdale Songs 

 

 

Basic information

  • Title: 
    Teasdale Songs
  • Subtitle: 
  • Composer: 
  • Duration (in minutes): 
    5
  • Year of composition: 
    2016
  • First performance (year): 
    2016
  • First performance (venue): 
  • First performance (performers): 
    Antioch Ensemble
  • Keywords: 
 

Notes

  • Program notes: 

    I. There Will Come Soft Rains
    There will come soft rains and the smell of the ground,
    And swallows circling with their shimmering sound;

    And frogs in the pools singing at night,
    And wild plum-trees in tremulous white;

    Robins will wear their feathery fire,
    Whistling their whims on a low fence-wire;

    And not one will know of the war, not one
    Will care at last when it is done.

    Not one would mind, neither bird nor tree
    If mankind perished utterly;

    And spring herself, when she woke at dawn,
    Would scarcely know that we were gone.

    II. June Night
    Oh Earth, you are too dear tonight,
    How can I sleep while all around
    Floats rainy fragrance and the far
    Deep voice of the ocean that talks to the ground?

    Oh Earth, you gave me all I have,
    I love you, I love you, -- oh what have I
    That I can give you in return --
    Expect my body after I die?

    Sara Teasdale (1884–1933)

  • Technical specs: 

    n/a

 

Instruments

Total number of musicians: 
19
Musicians1st player2nd player
Flute
1
Oboe
2
Clarinet
2
Saxophone
2
Bassoon
2
Trumpet
2
Trombone
2
Musicians
Soprano(s)
1
Alto(s)
1
Tenor(s)
1
Bass(es)
1
Musicians1st player2nd player
Double Bass
2

 

 

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